Weds // The 12th Annual Star Wars Holiday Special Toys For Tots Spectacular

Maybe you need something a little more palatable for your Xmas movie—well this ain’t it. The notoriously terrible holiday play that was the Star Wars Holiday Special has become one of the hottest events all year in MPLS + STPL…. Continue Reading →

Thurs // SHE COOKS! Western Indian Food Pop-Up Chef Shack

Chef Shack Ranch? Love it. Pop-ups? Love them? The combination of the two? Let’s chow down. This time it’s Jyotiee Kistner draws on the street food of India in cooking “Marathi cuisine”, specifically her home city of Pune. Along with the three… Continue Reading →

Fri // Rosalux Open Door 14

Artist collective and gallery Rosalux doesn’t often open its doors to outside artists, but when it does . . . hoo boy. The selected artists, who come from both Twiny and around the country, showcase work that will “re-examine the… Continue Reading →

Fri // Miller Lite Ugly Sweater Giveaway

Face it, ugly sweater parties are a thing now, and since you’ll likely end up at one for work and one for your friends and probably one for your family, you might as well sport your strongest look. And that… Continue Reading →

Sun // A Conversation with Alex M. Petersen & Teqen Zea-Aida

When we saw  In the Future We’ll All be Fun at SooVAC, were intrigued by—and made a little bit uncomfortable by—artist Alex M. Petersen’s figurative graphite drawings that tackle post-humanism, social media, virtual reality, and biohacking. You’re supposed to feel… Continue Reading →

Sat // St. Paul Santa Crawl

It’s the little details that make holiday parties fun, and the St. Paul Santa Crawl does a great job of at least crossing the T’s with peppermint icing before getting too out of control to also dot the I’s. From the brains… Continue Reading →

Mon // I Can’t Believe It’s Vegan 3

We can’t believe a lot of things the face smashers at Bar Luchador on the UofM campus do—who can forget their Chad & Becky basic food themed night or their fast Italian pop-up night, you crazy for those ones, Rick—but… Continue Reading →

Fri // Grim Arcana – Beer Release and Dark Arts Holiday Market

Need a break from the already overwhelming sappy sounds of Xmas music and all those ugly sweater parties? Able Seedhouse & Brewery swings over to the dark side for their Grim Arcana beer release party. Along with debuting the new… Continue Reading →

Tues // Hamell on Trial

A frequent touring companion for Ani DiFranco, singer-songwriter-character Hamell aka Hamell on Trial performs his uptempo music with a highly personal and highly entertaining spoken-word style fit perfectly on DiFranco’ s record label, too. Hamell’s lyrics dynamically move from important… Continue Reading →

Weds // Raging Art On Opening Party

There’s a glut of holiday art and craft markets (including ours!) throughout Twincy’s tap rooms, galleries, and shops, but if you’re only going to one—well, you should at least go to a few and make sure you include Gamut gallery’s… Continue Reading →

Weds // MUOG Release show

A strong case could be made that 2018 was the year of Muja Messiah—he’s been putting out aggressive tracks all year long, he’s been on some of the biggest local hip-hop bills of the year, and CP named his EP… Continue Reading →

Morgan Thorson with collaborators and Alan Sparhawk (LOW): Public Love

Those of you unfamiliar with the performance community will likely be more sold on the Alan Sparhawk (of Duluth supergroup Low) appearance at the upcoming show Public Love, but the NY Times has described works by choreographic mix-master Morgan Thorson as… Continue Reading →